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Offseason Plan: Gamble Big

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by BAT, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    Romo does not have much of a window left - 5 years maybe. Cowboys have a lot of holes to fill on OL, DL and secondary. And they desperately need another pass rusher opposite Ware. The draft will bring in youth and talent, but may take 3-4 years to develop. Not enough time.

    Jerry needs to take some risks in 2012.

    Offseason Plan:

    Option 1: Trade Rat to Cardinals for a 2nd. Ratliff is great, but he still has value, and for a 30 yr old, the time is now. Trade him to Cards so it serves 2 purposes:

    frees up Calais Campbell
    frees up NT position for bigger player

    Option 2: Move all-pro NT to DE, sign/draft 330 plus NT. Sign elite pass rusher (DE or OLB). Trade Dez for a 1st.

    FA: DL - 1st option (Calais Campbell), 1B (Mario Williams), 1C (Adam Carriker), 1C (Jason Jones), 2nd (Paul Soliai), 2B (Sammie Lee Hill), 2C (Antonio Garay)
    OL - 1st option (Carl Nicks), 1B (Ben Grubbs), 2 (Jeff Saturday), 2B (Nick Hardwick), 2C (Olin Kreutz)
    CB - 1st option (Cortland Finnegan), 1B Zackary Bowman, 1C Lardarius Webb, 1D Ronde Barber
    QB - 1st option (Shaun Hill), 2nd (Chase Daniel)

    *Lee & Carter need more size up front to roam (like 9ers) and make plays. The DL has be more dynamic (eat up more blocks & pressure the passer).


    1 - DE Quinton Coples, 6'6 290 4.7, UNC
    2 - LB Vontaze Burfict, 6'3 250 4.6, ASU
    3 - NT Alameda Ta'amu, 6'3 340 5.1
    4 - OLB Jake Bequette, 6'5 270 4.6, Arkansas
    5 - OG Amini Silatolu, 6'3 330 5.3, Midwestern
    6 - SS Lance Kelly, 6'2 205 4.4, Lou-Lafayette
    7 - C Rodney Austin, 6'3 315 5.1, Elon
  2. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, but everything about this is very unrealistic
  3. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

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    We should trade Dexter Coakley as well.

    Rat would fetch a 4th rounder at best and Dez a 2nd maybe from a team like the Rams.

    Players have no value in pre draft or draft trades.

    Only chance you have of getting a 1st for Dez is right at the trade deadline and there is NO scenario that lands you a 2nd for Rat.
  4. batman36

    batman36 Active Member

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    From one Bat to another: The effort is good, but this scenario doesn't seem plausible.
  5. Brian_C82

    Brian_C82 Member

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    Why in the world would anyone want to trade Dez? He's the next Michael Irvin.
  6. JoeCorrado

    JoeCorrado Active Member

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    :::: sigh ::::

    No way should we want to trade either Rat, or Dez.

    I am sure you put plenty of thought into this, and it may create some discussion- but... uh....

  7. rockj7

    rockj7 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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  8. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    CB Cortland Finnegan
    C Nick Hardwick
    DE Adam Carriker
    NT Antonio Garay


    1 - DE Quinton Coples, 6'6 280 4.7, UNC (TRADE UP)
    2 - ILB Vontaze Burfict, 6'3 250 4.6, ASU
    3 - OLB Vinny Curry, 6'3 265 4.6 Marshall
    4 - CB/KR Cliff Harris, 5'11 170 4.4, Oregon
    5 - OL Tom Compton, 6'5 315 5.1, South Dakota
    5 - FS Janzen Jackson, 6'0 190 4.4, McNeese State
    6 - OLB Donta Paige-Moss, 6'4 260 4.6, UNC
    7 - OG Rokevious Watkins, 6'4 340 5.3, South Carolina


    SS Lance Kelly, 6'2 205 4.4, Lou-Lafayette
    DE Matt Conrath, 6'7 280 4.8, Virginia
    SS Tony Dye, 5'11 215 4.5, UCLA
    ILB Dexter Heyman, 6'3 240 4.5, Louisville
    CB Ron Brooks, 5'11 180 4.4, LSU
    CB Desmond Marrow, 6'2 210 4.5, Toledo
    C Rodney Austin, 6'3 315 5.1, Elon
    NT Asa Chapman, 6'5 370 5.5, Liberty

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